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While the debates about Kamala Harris’ multiraciality may seem new, they are similar to the commentary other high-profile mixed-race people in the US have received about their racial identities.
Enslaved people’s health was ignored from the country’s beginning, laying the groundwork for today’s health disparities.4 min read
The health care inequities suffered by Black Americans today began centuries ago. An understanding of the inequities of the past is an imperative. Only then can we begin to dismantle structural racism.
Before Kamala Harris became Biden’s running mate, Shirley Chisholm and other Black women aimed for the White House.5 min read
Many African American women have run for president of the US, despite the enormous barriers facing both Black and female candidates. Biden’s pick puts a Black woman much closer to the Oval Office.
By filming everyday acts of racism, today’s Black Lives Matter activists are using an old strategy in a new media age.
Half a century after the federal government voided Jim Crow laws, the criminal justice system still discriminates against African Americans.
No, the coronavirus is not an “equalizer.” Black people are being infected and dying at higher rates. Here’s what Milwaukee is doing about it — and why governments need to start releasing data on the race of COVID-19 patients.